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Petta (film)

2019 Indian Tamil-language film by Karthik Subbaraj

Petta (transl. Hood) is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language action drama film[6] written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj. The film was produced by Kalanithi Maran under the banner Sun Pictures. The film stars Rajinikanth and Vijay Sethupathi with Simran and Trisha, Sasikumar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bobby Simha, Sananth, Megha Akash, and Malavika Mohanan in supporting roles. The music was composed by Anirudh Ravichander with editing done by Vivek Harshan and cinematography by Tirru. The film was released on 10 January 2019 along with dubbed versions in Hindi and Telugu.[7]

The film received mixed reviews, who appreciated Rajinikanth's performance, cinematography, score, and soundtrack, but criticized the screenplay, and excessive length.


Kaali, a mysterious and deceivingly elderly man, takes up the job of a boys' hostel warden at a college in Ooty. He notices that the hostel is dominated by a group of unruly final-year students, who are led by Michael, the spoiled son of a local leader named Gnanam. Kaali puts a stop to Michael's antics, which leads to enmity between the two. Kaali also forms a close bond with a NRI hostelite named Anwar, who is in a relationship with Anu, the daughter of Mangalam, a pranic healer. Kaali convinces Mangalam to accept her daughter's relationship with Anwar, and they end up falling in love.

Michael, who lusts for Anu, is angered on hearing of her relationship with Anwar. He attempts to harass them, only to be stopped by Kaali, who ensures the suspension of Michael and his friends, with Anwar recording and sharing the humiliation of Michael and his gang. This video is noticed far away in Uttar Pradesh by a local goon named Jithu, the son of a powerful politician called Singaaram alias Singaar Singh. Singaar, on seeing Anwar in the video as well as in a photo with his mother on Facebook, sends his men to Ooty to kill Anwar, for unknown reasons. At the same time, Michael, humiliated at his suspension, sends his men to beat up (but not kill) Kaali. Michael's plan backfires as he and his men are caught in the fight between Kaali and Singaar's men. Kaali subdues Singaar's men, earning Michael's and Gnanam's respect, following which Anwar learns about his past.

Anwar is the son of Maalik, who was Kaali's best friend. It is also revealed that Kaali's real name is Petta Velan alias Petta and that he was a well-respected man in his village in Madurai district. Twenty years ago, Maalik is shown to be with a friend talking about the works of Devaram and Singaar, who were digging the sand so they could get money. Devaram gets arrested but Maalik was in love with Petta's neighbour Poongodi, who conceived with him out of wedlock. Petta first disaggreed, stating that it will be a shame of being family with them as they killed Abdul Ayya "Maalik's father". Petta finally agrees, he and his wife Saraswathy alias Saro managed to convince Poongodi's father Rajapandi to get Poongodi married to Maalik, even though Rajapandi and Petta were sworn enemies. But Rajapandi's two sons, Devaaram and Singaar, vehemently opposed the alliance as well as the transfer of property to Poongodi. They then killed their father. Petta, on hearing about Rajapandi's murder, killed Devaaram during Rajapandi's funeral and chased Singaar out of the village. As revenge for Devaaram's killing and his forced exile, Singaar orchestrates a bomb blast during Poongodi's seemantham, killing Maalik, Saro, and Petta and Saro's son Chinna. Petta, after finding that Poongodi was still alive, took her to safety. Poongodi later gave birth to a boy, who is revealed to be Anwar, and both of them left for Australia as refugees to escape from Singaar. On hearing this story, Petta and Anwar, along with Michael's henchmen, leave for Uttar Pradesh to finish off Singaar once and for all.

In Uttar Pradesh, Petta and Anwar confront Jithu, who is determined to kill them both after learning that his father and Petta are enemies. The duo manages to escape Jithu. Later, Petta meets Jithu privately and tells him that he is none other than his son Chinna, who did not die in the bomb blast but was adopted by Singaar after finding him still alive in the wreckage of the blast. When Jithu confronts Singaar regarding his parentage, the latter sends his men to kill Jithu, who is rescued by Petta. Along with Anwar and Michael's henchmen, Petta and Jithu then barge into Singaar's mansion and kill him and his henchmen.

Following Singaar's death, Petta has a surprise in store for Jithu. He reveals that Jithu is not his son and that he really is Singaar's son. He used him to lead him to Singaar as part of a strategy to kill the latter. He further adds that Chinna had died in the bomb blast twenty years ago. After this shocking revelation, Petta points his gun at Jithu. The screen cuts to black, and a gunshot afterwards is heard, implying that Petta killed Jithu.


  • Rajinikanth as Kaali, the man who gets hired as a hostel warden. Later, It is revealed that Kaali's real name is Petta Velan.[8]
  • Vijay Sethupathi as Jithu, Singaar's son/Chinna[9]
  • Simran as Mangalam, a pranic healer (Kaali's love interest and Anu's mother) [10]
  • Trisha as Saraswathy, Petta's wife,[11] who is also called Saro.
  • Sasikumar as Maalik, Petta's foster brother[12]
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Singaar "Singaaram" Singh, Jithu's father,[13] and Poongodi's brother
  • Bobby Simha as Michael, a spoiled college student[14]
  • Sananth as Anwar, Poongodi and Maalik's son
  • Megha Akash as Anu, Mangalam's daughter and Anwar's love interest
  • Malavika Mohanan as Poongodi, Maalik's wife and Anwar's mother
  • Mahendran as Rajapandi, Poongodi, Devaaram, and Singaar's father
  • Vettai Muthukumar as Devaaram, Rajapandi's son, and Singaaram and Poongodi's brother
  • Guru Somasundaram as District Collector
  • Aadukalam Naren as Gnanam, Michael's father
  • Y. G. Mahendra as Ram Prakash, the college principal
  • Ramdoss as Chittu, the college mess supervisor
  • Chinni Jayanth as Cheenu, Mangalam's patient
  • Vivek Prasanna as College Professor
  • Ramachandran Durairaj as Gnanam's henchman
  • Manikandan Achari as Gnanam's henchman
  • Deepak Paramesh as Michael's friend
  • Adithya Shivpink as Michael's friend
  • Thennavan as Minister Thangam
  • Shabeer Kallarakkal as Arjith
  • Gajaraj as Shanmugam, a Tamilian living in Uttar Pradesh
  • Venkatesh as Selva Vinayagam
  • Ravichandran as Marakkayar (in photo)
  • Rajkumar as student
  • Vaibhav in a special appearance as Idhayam Murali in the song "Aaha Kalyanam"



In early February 2018, after completing his filming commitments for Pa. Ranjith's Kaala (2018), Rajinikanth held final discussions with a group of young directors, including Arun Prabu Purushothaman, Atlee, and Karthik Subbaraj for his next project.[15] On 23 February 2018, production house Sun Pictures announced that they would produce a film starring Rajinikanth to be directed by Karthik Subbaraj. To accommodate the film's shoot throughout the course of 2018, the director postponed the pre-production work of another proposed film starring Dhanush for Y NOT Studios.[16][17] Subbaraj revealed that he was confident about approaching Rajinikanth to work on his film, after the actor was impressed with his earlier project, Jigarthanda (2014) and expressed a desire to collaborate. The pair had first discussed the script in early 2017, but Rajinikanth did not take a final call until finishing his existing filming commitments to Kaala and 2.0 (2018).[18] Talking about the project, Subbaraj initially revealed that the film would be an "action drama" which was "fictional" but "realistic".[6][19]

Anirudh Ravichander was signed on to work as the film's music composer in early March 2018, in a move which saw him collaborate with his maternal uncle Rajinikanth, and Subbaraj, for the first time.[20][21]Tirru and Vivek Harshan were selected to be the film's cinematographer and editor respectively, continuing their collaboration with Subbaraj following their work in Mercury (2018).[22] Likewise, stunt choreographer Peter Hein also joined the team thereafter.[23] In late May 2018, Subbaraj and Tirru went on a recce to scout locations in Nepal and North India to shoot the film.[24] The film's title Petta was revealed on 7 September 2018.[1]


Vijay Sethupathi was signed on to play a character in April 2018, and accordingly reworked his dates to fit the film into his busy schedule.[25][26] The actor signed the film after a month of media speculation that he would portray a villainous role, and revealed that he signed the film as he had blind trust in Subbaraj, and initially did not request to listen to the script.[27] Subbaraj had also been keen to sign Fahadh Faasil for a role in the film, but the actor's filming commitments for Varathan (2018) meant that he could not allot dates.[28] Hindi film actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui joined the cast in July 2018, while two other regular collaborators of Subbaraj, actors Bobby Simha and Sananth, were also signed to play pivotal roles in the film.[29] Other members of the cast included supporting actors Guru Somasundaram,[30]Ramdoss,[31]Shabeer Kallarakkal,[32]Deepak Paramesh,[33] Adithya Shivpink,[34] and Manikandan R. Achari.[35]

For leading female roles, the team held discussions throughout March 2018 with actresses Trisha, Deepika Padukone, and Anjali, but neither were signed immediately.[36][37][38] In July 2018, the producers announced that Simran had joined the cast to play as pair of Rajinikanth.[39] Trisha was eventually added to the cast in August 2018,[40] while Malavika Mohanan was also signed to appear alongside Rajinikanth.[41][42]Megha Akash was cast as Sananth's pair, and joined the shoot before the release of any of her initial Tamil films, Boomerang, Enai Noki Paayum Thota and Oru Pakka Kathai.[43] In October, M. Sasikumar and Mahendran joined the cast.[44][45]


Principal photography began in June 2018. The first schedule of the shoot began on 7 June at Eastern Forest Rangers College at St. Mary's Hill, Kurseong in Darjeeling, with the initial portions lasting nine days. The team then shot in other location across Darjeeling and the hill towns for a further month, in locations including St. Paul's and Mount Hermon School.[46][47] To finish the first schedule, the team returned to Kurseong for six days. An audition to cast 150 local actors was also held in Charbagh, Lucknow during the first schedule.[48] During the making of the schedule, Rajinikanth met with politician Gautam Deb, who helped the makers have a hassle free shoot in exchange for the promotion of tourism in the area.[49] Principal photography wrapped in October 2018, fifteen days ahead of schedule.[50]


Petta (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Petta Album.jpg

Digital Soundtrack Album Cover

Released9 December 2018
  • Albuquerque Records, Chennai
  • Tapas Studios, Chennai
  • Knack Studios, Chennai
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelSony Music
ProducerAnirudh Ravichander
  1. "Marana Mass"
    Released: 3 December 2018 (2018-12-03)
  2. "Ullallaa"
    Released: 7 December 2018 (2018-12-07)

The soundtrack album and background score is composed by Anirudh Ravichander, marking his first collaboration with Rajinikanth and Karthik Subbaraj. The lyrics were penned by Vivek, Ku. Karthik, Dhanush and Karthik Subbaraj. The audio launch took place on 9 December 2018, at Sai Leo Muthu Auditorium, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai. The album consists of all eleven songs, which 5 of them are theme songs. The first single track, "Marana Mass" was released on 3 December 2018, followed by "Ullallaa" which released on 7 December 2018. The full album was made available for digital download on 9 December 2018, under the Sony Music record label, which had acquired the audio rights of the film. In February 2019, the album crossed 250 million streams on all platforms.[51][52][53]

1."Marana Mass"VivekAnirudh Ravichander, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Rajinikanth (Voice Over)3:36
2."Petta Theme" Instrumental1:46
3."Ilamai Thirumbuthe"DhanushAnirudh Ravichander3:37
4."Madura Petta" Instrumental1:18
5."Petta Paraak"VivekAnirudh Ravichander & Chorus, Rajinikanth (Voice Over)3:58
6."Singaar Singh Theme" Instrumental1:24
7."Aaha Kalayanam"Ku. KarthikAnthony Daasan2:54
8."Jithu Theme" Instrumental1:12
9."Ullaallaa"VivekNakash Aziz, Inno Genga4:56
10."Kaali Theme" Instrumental1:05
11."Thappad Maara"Karthik SubbarajSarwar Khan, Sartaz Khan Barna1:57
12."Raman Andalum – Climax Remix"Gangai AmaranS. P. Balasubrahmanyam1:07
Total length:27:43
1."Mass Marudan"Raqueeb AlamAnirudh Ravichander, Mano3:36
2."Petta Theme" Instrumental1:46
3."Nazar Sarsari"Raqueeb AlamDarshan Raval3:37
4."Madura Petta" Instrumental1:18
5."Petta Paraak"Raqueeb AlamNakul Abhyankar & Chorus3:58
6."Singaar Singh Theme" Instrumental1:24
7."Yeh Shaadiyana"Raqueeb AlamRahul Sipligunj2:54
8."Jithu Theme" Instrumental1:12
9."Ullaallaa"Raqueeb AlamNakash Aziz & Inno Genga4:56
10."Kaali Theme" Instrumental1:05
11."Thappad Maara"Karthik SubbarajSarwar Khan Sartaz Khan Barna1:57
Total length:27:43

Release and reception[edit]


Petta was released on 10 January 2019, coinciding with the occasion of Thai Pongal festival.[54]

Critical reception[edit]

The film received mixed reviews from critics.[55]

M. Suganth from The Times of India, rated 3.5 out of 5, stating that "Petta is less of a Karthik Subbaraj film, but it gives Rajini fans their Thalaivar in a way that they have been dying to see him, celebrating the Rajinisms."[56] Filmibeat rated the film 3.5 out of 5, stating "Petta is definitely a film that stays loyal to its genre and it keeps the audiences entertained despite some of the dragging moments in the second half. It is indeed a treat for all Rajinikanth fans as the superstar steals the show in a way that only he can."[57] Srinivasa Ramanujam of The Hindu stated that "Despite quite a few underwritten characters, Petta triumphs by bringing back the Superstar of yore!"[58]NDTV rated the film 2.5 out of 5, and summarised that "Rajinikanth returns to the basics with aplomb. Just go and watch it for the Rajinikanth that you missed in his last few releases."[59] Indiaglitz rated the film 3.75 out of 5, stating that "Go for this kickass true blue Thalaivar movie in which Karthik Subbaraj Rajinifies you."[60] Sify rated the film 3 out of 5.[61]India Today rated the film 3.5 out of 5 stars, and summarised that "Petta is a classic Rajinikanth film that his fans should not miss".[62] Anusha Iyengar from the Times Now rated 3.5 out of 5, with a verdict "Petta is a complete mass entertainer with twists and turns that will make you howl in the theatres like you would in a Thalaiva film. It is relevant to the current day and age; it’s a film that all Rajinikanth fans will definitely enjoy!"[63] Baradwaj Rangan, rated the film 2.5 out of 5 stars, stating "Jigarthanda and Iraivi were sprawling stories but there was a sense of a gradual buildup, the sense of the narrative noose being slowly tightened. But Petta looks rushed and even the Karthik Subbaraj flourishes come off like affectations"[64] Behindwoods rated the film 3 out of 5, stating that "Style! Mass! Style! Petta is a celebration of Superstar Rajinikanth. Go enjoy it."[65]The Indian Express rated 3.5 out of 5 stars, reviewing that "Karthik Subbaraj has a sense of style, which breaks through only occasionally in Petta. For that Rajini Sarr will have to submit a little more to the script, and a last little twist in the long drawn-out climax holds out hope."[66] Gauthaman Baskaran, from News18 rated 1 out of 5 stating that, "Petta turns out be yet another outing for Rajinikanth who relies on gimmicks rather than solid performance."[67]

Box office[edit]

Petta was released on 600 screens in Tamil Nadu with tough competition from Viswasam. The film grossed ₹1.12 crore at the Chennai box office. The film also grossed $133K at the US, overtaking Viswasam which grossed $18K.[68] On its opening day, the film grossed ₹36.6 crore worldwide, with a share of ₹19 crore worldwide. The film collected ₹104 crore, in 3 days and grossed more than ₹138 crore in the opening weekend.[69] The film collected ₹104.3 crore (US$16.26 million) worldwide on 4 days.[70] The film collected ₹200 crore within 23 days.[71] The film collected ₹105.1 crore (US$16.38 million) in Tamil Nadu, ₹18 crore (US$2.81 million) in Karnataka, ₹4.5 crore (US$701,460.13) in Rest of India and ₹71.6 crore (US$11.16 million) in Overseas with a total of ₹218.2 crore (US$34.01 million) worldwide at the end of its theatrical run.[72]

Home media[edit]

Both Tamil and Telugu versions of Petta is available for streaming in Sun Nxt and Netflix while Hindi version is available on Voot.[73]


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Petta box office: Rajinikanth film earns Rs 105 crore worldwide, trumps Ajith’s Viswasam

Rajinikanth’s Petta and Ajith’s Viswasam were both released on January 10, Thursday to coincide with Pongal. More than the films , fans and trade experts seem to be more interested in how they will perform at the box office. From box office collections recorded in the first weekend, it looks like both the films are off to a great start, but it is unclear as to which will eventually emerge as the winner.

Collections in Chennai for Petta until Sunday stood at Rs 3.83 crore while Viswasam has collected Rs 4.81 crore. A report in FirstPost says that Petta has collected Rs 105 crore worldwide, while Viswasam has earned around Rs 70-75 crore



According to trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai, Petta has performed really well in the rest of India and overseas, while Viswasam seems to be ruling the Tamil Nadu box-office. Petta will touch $2 million dollars in the coming days and would become the first south Indian film to do so in 2018. He also tweeted, “#Petta grosses US $1.5 Million in 3 days. Taking #USA gross to $1,640,973 [₹ 11.50 Crs] . All set to breach $2 Million Today (Jan 13) making it biggest South Indian hit among 2019 #Pongal-#Sankranthi Releases.”

When asked about collections, Vettri theatre owner Rakesh Gowthaman said to FirstPost, “After four days it’s evident that both Petta and Viswasam are super hits, and the whole industry is happy about this. Instead of dissecting which film is a bigger hit, let audiences watch both and enjoy Pongal holidays. We do not want any fan fights on who is bigger.”

Viswasam was released only in Tamill, while the Telugu version is scheduled to release on January 25. Petta, however, released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi on the same day.

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Petta Box Office Collection | Tamil | Telugu | Worldwide

Here is the Tamil movie Petta box office collection which is an action drama film. This film is directed and written by Karthik Subbaraj. Producer: Kalanithi Maran, Production company: Sun Pictures and Distributed by Sun Pictures.

Movie Pettastars Rajinikanth, Simran, Trisha Krishnan, M. Sasikumar, Vijay Sethupathi, and Nawazuddin Siddiquiin key roles.

Petta Review

Petta got good reviews from critics and audience.

Here is Petta day wise collection (All Language)

DayIndia Net Collection
Day 1 [1st Thursday]₹ 19.00 Cr [Ta: 14.00; Te: 4.50; Hi: 0.50]
Day 2 [1st Friday]₹ 16.10 Cr [Ta: 13.00; Te: 2.70; Hi: 0.40]
Day 3 [1st Saturday]₹ 16.20 Cr [Ta: 14.00; Te: 2.00; Hi: 0.20]
Day 4 [1st Sunday]₹ 13.50 Cr [Ta: 12.00; Te: 1.30; Hi: 0.20]
Day 5 [1st Monday]₹ 8.90 Cr [Ta: 8.30; Te: 0.50; Hi: 0.10]
Day 6 [1st Tuesday]₹ 8.70 Cr [Ta: 8.20; Te: 0.40; Hi: 0.10]
Day 7 [1st Wednesday]₹ 5.60 Cr [Ta: 5.20; Te: 0.30; Hi: 0.10]
Day 8 [2nd Thursday]₹ 5.30 Cr [Ta: 5.00; Te: 0.25; Hi: 0.05]
Week 1 Collection₹ 93.30 Cr [Ta: 79.70; Te: 11.95; Hi: 1.65]
Day 9 [2nd Friday]₹ 4.70 Cr [Ta: 4.30; Te: 0.35; Hi: 0.05]
Day 10 [2nd Saturday]₹ 6.80 Cr [Ta: 6.30; Te: 0.45; Hi: 0.05]
Day 11 [2nd Sunday]₹ 8.30 Cr [Ta: 7.70; Te: 0.55; Hi: 0.05]
Day 12-15 [Mon-Thu]₹ 8.50 Cr [Ta: 8.00; Te: 0.45; Hi: 0.05]
Week 2 Collection₹ 28.30 Cr [Ta: 26.30; Te: 1.80; Hi: 0.20]
Week 3 Collection₹ 7.10 Cr [Ta: 6.60; Te: 0.45; Hi: 0.05]
Week 4 Collection₹ 4.30 Cr [Ta: 3.90; Te: 0.38; Hi: 0.02]
Week 5 Collection₹ 1.10 Cr [Ta: 1.08; Te: 0.02]
Week 6 Collection₹ 0.25 Cr [Ta: 0.25]
Week 7 Collection₹ 0.15 Cr [Ta: 0.15]
Week 8 Collection₹ 0.06 Cr [Ta: 0.06]
Week 9 Collection₹ 0.02 Cr [Ta: 0.02]
Week 10 Collection₹ 0.01 Cr [Ta: 0.01]
Week 11 Collection₹ 0.01 Cr [Ta: 0.01]
Total₹ 134.60 Cr [Ta: 118.08; Te: 14.60; Hi: 1.92]

* Ta=Tamil; Te=Telugu; Hi: Hindi

India Net Collection ₹ 134.60 Cr

Worldwide Collection ₹ 232.92 Cr

Overseas Collection ₹ 74.00 Cr

India Gross Collection ₹ 158.92 Cr

State Wise Gross

DayKarnatakaAP/TGKeralaTamil NaduOther StatesDay Total
Day 1 [1st Thursday]₹ 3.10 Cr₹ 3.50 Cr₹ 1.40 Cr₹ 13.00 Cr₹ 1.50 Cr₹ 22.50 Cr
Day 2 [1st Friday]₹ 1.30 Cr₹ 1.20 Cr₹ 0.88 Cr₹ 14.20 Cr₹ 1.40 Cr₹ 18.98 Cr
Day 3 [1st Saturday]₹ 1.40 Cr₹ 1.00 Cr₹ 1.32 Cr₹ 15.00 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 19.12 Cr
Day 4 [1st Sunday]₹ 1.20 Cr₹ 1.00 Cr₹ 1.40 Cr₹ 12.00 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 16.00 Cr
Day 5 [1st Monday]₹ 1.60 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 8.00 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 10.50 Cr
Day 6 [1st Tuesday]₹ 1.40 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 8.00 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 10.20 Cr
Day 7 [1st Wednesday]₹ 1.30 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 4.60 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 6.60 Cr
Day 8 [2nd Thursday]₹ 1.10 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 4.50 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 6.30 Cr
Week 1 Collection₹ 12.40 Cr₹ 7.90 Cr₹ 6.40 Cr₹ 79.30 Cr₹ 4.20 Cr₹ 110.20 Cr
Day 9 [2nd Friday]₹ 1.20 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 3.50 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 5.60 Cr
Day 10 [2nd Saturday]₹ 1.40 Cr₹ 0.50 Cr₹ 0.50 Cr₹ 5.50 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 8.00 Cr
Day 11 [2nd Sunday]₹ 1.60 Cr₹ 0.55 Cr₹ 0.55 Cr₹ 7.00 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 9.80 Cr
Day 12-15 [Mon-Thu]₹ 1.50 Cr₹ 0.50 Cr₹ 0.50 Cr₹ 7.40 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 10.00 Cr
Week 2 Collection₹ 5.70 Cr₹ 1.95 Cr₹ 1.95 Cr₹ 23.40 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 33.40 Cr
Week 3 Collection₹ 2.20 Cr₹ 0.50 Cr₹ 0.50 Cr₹ 5.00 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 8.40 Cr
Week 4 Collection₹ 0.90 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 3.50 Cr₹ 0.10 Cr₹ 5.00 Cr
Week 5 Collection₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.13 Cr₹ 0.07 Cr₹ 0.85 Cr₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 1.30 Cr
Week 6 Collection₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 0.02 Cr₹ 0.02 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.01 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr
Week 7 Collection₹ 0.02 Cr₹ 0.01 Cr₹ 0.01 Cr₹ 0.16 Cr-₹ 0.20 Cr
Week 8-11 Collection---₹ 0.12 Cr-₹ 0.12 Cr
Total₹ 21.47 Cr₹ 10.81 Cr₹ 9.15 Cr₹ 112.53 Cr₹ 4.96 Cr₹ 158.92 Cr

AP/TG- Andhra Pradesh / Telangana



Rights: 6.5 Cr

Distribution Share: 6.35 Cr (50 days)

Total Gross: 9.15 Cr (50 days)


Petta Chennai Gross

Day 1: 1.12 Cr

Day 2: 1.08 Cr

Day 3: 1.29 Cr

Day 4: 1.32 Cr

Day 5: 0.67 Cr

Day 6: 0.80 Cr

Day 7: 0.82 Cr

Day 8: 0.81 Cr

Total (50 days): 15.65 Cr

Petta Overseas

Malaysia: $1.94 M [13.8 Cr]

USA: $ 2.56 M [18.30 Cr]

UAE: $ 1.2 M [8.50 Cr]

Australia: 2.95 Cr

New Zealand: 0.35 Cr

UK: 3.75 Cr

Singapore: $ 1.10 M [8.20 Cr]

Sri Lanka: $ 0.52 M [3.7 Cr]

Rest of World: 14.45 Cr

Total Overseas: 74.00 Cr

Petta Budget: ₹ 160 Cr

Petta Verdict: Hit

Petta screen count may have around 3000+ (worldwide).

Release Date: 10th January 2019

Petta Records

Note: Data as of 10th Jan 2019

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Petta Closing Box Office Collections: Rajinikanth Works His Magic In TN, Disappoints In These States

Petta Becomes A Hit In Tamil Nadu

Petta Becomes A Hit In Tamil Nadu

According to a leading website, Petta has collected a distributor share of Rs 54.6 crore and a total gross of Rs 104 crore in Tamil Nadu, emerging as a 'Hit'. In fact, it fared better than 2.0 in some of the mass centres.

Bad News For Rajini Fans

Bad News For Rajini Fans

The film, however, failed to live up to expectations at the AP and TS box office and grossed nearly Rs 12 crore. It also underperformed in Karnataka and collected a distributor share of Rs 9.25 crore against an investment of Rs 10 crore.

A Failure In Kerala

A Failure In Kerala

Petta failed to click in Kerala as well and managed to collect a share of Rs 3.7 crore incurring a loss of Rs 3 crore. Many feel that this is a big setback for the 'Super One'.

A Debacle In The Hindi Belt

A Debacle In The Hindi Belt

Unlike 2.0, Petta failed to make any impact in the Hindi belt with the poorly-dubbed version sinking without a trace. Many felt that the Hindi version would pull decent numbers because of Nawazuddin Siddiqui, however, the reality has proved to be quite different.

To Conclude...

To Conclude...

Petta has beaten the odds in Tamil Nadu and put a smile on the faces of Thalaivar fans. However, its lacklustre performance in Kerala and the Hindi belt is a setback to Rajinikanth and puts a question mark on his pan-India appeal. Let's hope that Rajini's film with AR Murugadoss does well in all centres and helps the Superstar bounce back in style.

Vishwasam vs Petta Box Office Collection Day 4 - Petta vs Vishwasam Box Office Collection 4th Day

'Petta' and 'Viswasam' complete 50 days at the box-office

Petta, directed by Karthik Subbaraj which marks his first time collaboration with Rajinikanth, and the Ajith starrer Viswasam, which marks his fourth time collaboration with director Siva had both hit the screens on January 10th.

Both the films have completed 50 days and are still going strong. Recently, the Petta team was seen celebrating the 50 days run, and Sun Pictures shared a few photos from the celebrations on its Twitter handle in which Superstar Rajinikanth is seen cutting a big chocolate cake along with Kalanithi Maran, Karthik Subbaraj, and Anirudh along with the entire team.

Meanwhile, Viswasam director Siva, composer D Imman, editor Ruben, cinematographer Vetri and comedy actor Robo Shankar were present in Chennai’s Rohini theatre for the 50 days celebrations along with thousands of Ajith fans.

Petta has collected an estimated total of Rs 111 crore in Tamil Nadu alone, with more than a Rs 60 crore share. Viswasam has emerged as the second top-grossing film ever in Tamil Nadu with Rs 130 crore total and it has collected a record of Rs 185 crores.

Petta was bankrolled by Sun Pictures' Kalanithi Maran, The film has Vijay Sethupathi playing the antagonist who is named Jithu and this is for the first time that he is sharing screen space with Rajinikanth. In the star cast of this film are Sasikumar, Simran, Trisha, Malavika Mohanan, Megha Akash, Bobby Simha and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Meanwhile, Viswasam has Ajith and Nayanthara as the lead pair and was produced by T. G. Thiyagarajan (Presenter), Sendhil Thiyagarajan and Arjun Thiyagarajan under the banner Sathya Jyothi Films. The film had missed simultaneous release dates in Telugu in January as Tollywood had three major movie releases during the month.The Telugu version was released across 450 theatres in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

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